Institute of Medicine Webinar: Health & Global Climate Change

"Globe" by Nick Wheeler 2008 CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

“Globe” by Nick Wheeler 2008 CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

The second in a series of webinars from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM),  this webinar will focus on Health in the Context of Global Climate Change.

When: From 2:30pm – 4:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, June 27.

From the IOM’s Roundatble on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine, the webinar series aims to bring together audiences form academia, government, professional societies, and public health students. This one in particular will be a venue to:

  • Provide an overview of the set of Shared Socioeconomic Pathways being developed to aid in the modeling and analysis of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  • Discuss key narrative elements that can be utilized to describe health in the context of changing global climate change.
  • Identify mechanisms for developing and disseminating these climate change scenarios.
Learn more about the discussion here, and register for the webinar here.

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